Average Early-Career Production Designer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$41,212
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The average salary for an Early-Career Production Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $41,212.
25%
$35k
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$41k
75%
$54k
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Job Description for Production Designer

Production Designer Tasks
  • Edit, format, lay out, design and produce online or physical marketing materials.
  • Create and disseminate proofs, ensuring version control.
  • Edit graphics, photographs and other visuals.
  • Utilize, update and create templates and follow branding policies and style guides.

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Popular Skills for Production Designer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Illustrator, Graphic Design and Adobe Photoshop.

Pay by Experience Level for Production Designer

A mid-career Production Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,415 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,000.
Employees with Production Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 45.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (36.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (31.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (7.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13 survey responses.
Mid Career
61.5%
Late Career
38.5%